|Paddeltje, de scheepsjongen van Michiel de Ruijter - Johan Been|
LibriVox opname van "Paddeltje, de scheepsjongen van Michiel de Ruijter", van Johan Been. Gelezen door Anna Simon. De avonturen van Klaas Ariensze, bijgenaamd Paddeltje, scheepsjongen van Michiel de Ruijter. Na een eerste tocht als scheepsjongen moet Paddeltje van zijn schipper op een speciale manier het recht verdienen om opnieuw mee te mogen op diens koopvaardijschip. Later wordt hij in Noord-Afrika ontvoerd door een bende zeerovers, onder leiding van de beruchte zeeroverkapitein Il Tigretto...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fictie; jeugdliteratuur; zeerovers; Michiel de Ruijter; scheepsjongen; Il Tigretto
|Padre Ignacio, Or The Song Of Temptation - Owen Wister|
LibriVox recording of Padre Ignacio, Or The Song Of Temptation, by Owen Wister. Read by David Wales. Padre Ignacio has been the pastor of California mission Santa Ysabel del Mar for twenty years. In 1855 a stranger rides into the mission bringing news and a spiritual crisis. It's really more of a novella than a novel. (Summary by David Wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; historical fiction; music; religion; westerns
|Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded - Samuel Richardson|
LibriVox recording of Pamela, by Samuel Richardson. "Now first published in order to cultivate the Principles of Virtue and Religion in the Minds of the Youth of Both Sexes.A Narrative which has its Foundation in Truth and Nature; and at the same time that it agreeably entertains, by a Variety of curious and affecting Incidents, is intirely divested of all those Images, which, in too many Pieces calculated for Amusement only, tend to inflame the Minds they should instruct."(From the frontspiece ...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; letters
Downloads: 17,091 (2 reviews)
|Pamphilia to Amphilanthus - Lady Mary Wroth|
LibriVox recording of Pamphilia to Amphilanthus by Lady Mary. Pamphilia to Amphilanthus is the first sonnet sequence written by an Englishwoman. Published in 1621, the poems invert the usual format of sonnet sequences by making the speaker a woman (Pamphilia, whose name means "all-loving") and the beloved a man (Amphilanthus, whose name means "lover of two."). It is possible that Wroth based the story on her own fraught relationship with her cousin, William Herbert...
Keywords: pamphilia; amphilanthus; fiction; wroth; librivox; poems
Downloads: 4,081 (1 review)
|Pandora's Box - Frank Wedekind|
LibriVox recording of Pandora's Box by Frank Wedekind, translated by Samuel Atkins Eliot, Jr. Pandora's Box (1904) (Die Büchse der Pandora) is a play by the German dramatist Frank Wedekind. It forms the second part of his pairing of 'Lulu' plays (the first is Earth Spirit ), both of which depict a society "riven by the demands of lust and greed". G. W. Pabst directed a silent film version (Pandora's Box), which was loosely based on the play, in 1929...
Keywords: librivox; audio; drama; play; wedekind; lulu; modernist drama; german literature
|Pantheisticon - John Toland|
LibriVox recording of Pantheisticon, by John Toland. (Translator unknown). Read by Alessandro Gagliardi, Ruth Golding, Leni and Anna Simon. Pantheisticon: or, the Form Of Celebrating the Socratic-Society. Divided into Three Parts. Which Contain, I. The Morals and Axioms of the Pantheists; or the Brotherhood. II. Their Deity and Philosophy. III. Their Liberty, and a Law, neither deceiving, nor to be deceived...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; non-fiction; philosophy; pantheism; Toland
|Parables from Nature - Margaret Gatty|
LibriVox recording of Parables from Nature, by Margaret Gatty. Read by Librivox volunteers. Parables From Nature is a collection of short stories which were originally published as 4 separate volumes. They are inspired from Nature and written for children. Nevertheless, Gatty uses children's literature because she knows that in doing so, she can reach a wider group of readers and point out problems from the Victorian Age...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; instruction; fantasy
|Paradise Lost - John Milton|
Paradise Lost is the first epic of English literature written in the classical style. John Milton saw himself as the intellectual heir of Homer, Virgil, and Dante, and sought to create a work of art which fully represented the most basic tenets of the Protestant faith. His work, which was dictated from memory and transcribed by his daughter, remains as one of the most powerful English poems. (Summary by Caeristhiona) This is a recording of the text of Milton's first edition of 1667, which had te...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; poetry; religion
Downloads: 316,071 (4 reviews)
|Paradise Regain'd - John Milton|
LibriVox recording of Paradise Regain'd, by John Milton. Read by Thomas A. Copeland. Having been publicly acknowledged as God's "beloved Son," Jesus retires to the desert to meditate upon what it means to be the Messiah, about whose coming many conflicting opinions have been circulating among the Jews. Although a learned rabbi, Jesus possesses no knowledge beyond what is available to all human beings...
Keywords: epic; dialectic; debate; theology; Christianity; New Testament
|Paradise Regained - John Milton|
LibriVox recording of Paradise Regained, by John Milton. Paradise Regained is a poem by the 17th century English poet John Milton, published in 1671. It is connected by name to his earlier and more famous epic poem Paradise Lost, with which it shares similar theological themes. Based on the Gospel of Luke's version of the Temptation of Christ, Paradise Regained is more thoughtful in writing style, and thrives upon the imagery of Jesus' perfection in contrast to the shame of Satan...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; poetry
|Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 2 - Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus|
LibriVox recording of Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 2, by Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving lives contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives...
Keywords: LibriVox; Audio Books; biography; history; ancient history; Greece; Rome; Greek history; Roman history; Plutarch
|Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 3 - Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus|
LibriVox recording of Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 3 translated by Bernadotte Perrin, by Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus. Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving lives contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; biography; history; ancient histroy; Greece; Rome; Plutarch; Greek History; Roman History
|Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, vol 1,translated by Bernadotte Perrin. - Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus|
LibriVox recording of Plutarch's "Parallel Lives of the Ancient Greeks and Romans, translated by Bernadotte Perrin, and read by LibriVox volunteers. Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving lives, contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives...
Keywords: LibriVox; Audio Books; biography; history; ancient history; Greece; Rome; Greek history; Roman history; Plutarch
|Pariah Planet - Murray Leinster|
LibriVox recording of PARIAH PLANET, by Murray Leinster. Read by Phil Chenevert When the blue plague appeared on the planet of Dara, fear struck nearby worlds. The fear led to a hate that threatened the lives of millions and endangered the Galactic peace. But the Med Service ship Aesculapius 20 with Calhoun and Murgatroyd the Tormal aboard are on the job and have stumbled into the horrible mess caused by unreasoning hatred, quarantine, mass starvation and serious bureaucratic screw ups...
Keywords: leinster; SF; librivox; audiobook; science fiction
Downloads: 3,742 (1 review)
|Pariah Planet (version 2) - Murray Leinster|
When the blue plague appeared on the planet of Dara, fear struck nearby worlds. The fear led to a hate that threatened the lives of millions and endangered the Galactic peace. (Excerpt from the text.) Narrated by Mark Nelson. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; space; plague
|Parmenides - Plato (Πλάτων)|
LibriVox recording of Parmenides by Plato (Πλάτων). (Translated by Benjamin Jowett.) Read in English by Geoffrey Edwards Parmenides (Ancient Greek: ΠΑΡΜΕΝΙΔΗΣ) recounts a meeting between Socrates, Zeno and Parmenides. Topics discussed include universals, plurality and the One.- Summary by Geoffrey Edwards For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Greek; metaphysics; ontology
|Parnassus on Wheels - Christopher Morley|
Librivox recording of Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley. Read by Dawn Larsen. Parnassus on Wheels is about a fictional traveling book-selling business. The original owner of the business, Roger Mifflin, sells it to 39-year-old Helen McGill, who is tired of taking care of her ailing older brother, Andrew. (summary from wikipedia) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; book-seller; books
Downloads: 4,115 (2 reviews)
|Parody on "The Golden Days of good Queen Bess" - [Sir] John Carr|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of Parody on "The Golden Days of good Queen Bess" by [Sir] John Carr. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for November 15th, 2009. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; satire; humor
|Parting - Charlotte Bronte|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Parting by Charlotte Brontë. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 25th, 2009. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poem; poetry; farewell
|Parva Naturalia - Aristotle|
LibriVox recording of Parva Naturalia by Aristotle. Translated by William Alexander Hammond Read by Geoffrey Edwards Parva Naturalia [the "short treatises on nature" (a conventional Latin title first used by Giles of Rome)] is a collection of books by Aristotle, which discuss natural phenomena involving the body and the soul. The books are as follows: I - On Sensation and the Sensible II - On Memory and Recollection III - On Sleeping and Waking IV - On Dreams V - On Prophecy in Sleep VI - On Lon...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; classics; Aristotle; Greek; philosophy; psychology; science; Mind; Epistemology; Soul; Anatomy; Biology; Physiology
|Passing - Nella Larsen|
LibriVox recording of Passing, by Nella Larsen. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Nella Larsen, a writer of the Harlem Renaissance, wrote two brilliant novels that interrogated issues of gender and race. In Passing, her second novel published in 1929, she examines the troubled friendship between two mixed-race women who can pass as white. One, Irene Redfield, marries a black man and lives in Harlem, while the other, Clare Kendry, marries a bigoted white man...
Keywords: librivox; audio; novel; larsen; passing; harlem renaissance; race; black
Downloads: 18,294 (2 reviews)
|Past Days - Anne Brontë|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Past Days by Anne Brontë . This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 28th, 2010 Anne Brontë was a British novelist and poet, the youngest member of the Brontë literary family. She wrote a volume of poetry with her sisters (Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell, 1846) and in short succession she wrote two novels. Agnes Grey, based upon her experiences as a governess, was published in 1847...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; romance; instruction; philosophy; religion
|Pathfinders of the Great Plains - Lawrence J. Burpee|
LibriVox recording of Pathfinders of the Great Plains, by Lawrence J. Burpee. Read by volunteer readers. This is volume 19 of The Chronicles of Canada series. This is the account of La Verendryes' quest for an overland route to the Pacific Ocean. (Summary by Esther) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; history; Canada; Canadian history; Pierre Gaultier de La Vérendrye; Mandans; Assiniboines; Crees; Sioux
|Pathological Lying, Accusation, and Swindling - A Study in Forensic Psychology - William Healy, Mary Healy|
LibriVox recording of Pathological Lying, Accusation, and Swindling – A Study in Forensic Psychology, by William and Mary Healy. Read by Mary Schneider. This work describes and analyzes several cases of pathological behavior. The interest comes not only from the cases themselves, but also from the of-its-time analysis which is mired in what we now know to be wrong thinking about mental illness, sexuality, gender, and race...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; psychology; philosophy; pathological lying; swindling; accusation; Healy
|Patricia Brent, spinster - Herbert Jenkins|
LibriVox recording of "Patricia Brent, spinster", by Herbert Jenkins. Read by Anna Simon. A romantic comedy, written in 1918, but with a modern feel to it. Patricia Brent one day overhears two fellow-boarders pitying her because she "never has a nice young man to take her out". In a thoughtless moment of anger she announces that the following night she will be dining out with her fiance. When she arrives at the restaurant the next day, she finds some of the fellow-boarders there to watch her, so...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; romantic comedy; WWI
Downloads: 24,338 (9 reviews)
|Paul and Virginia - Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre|
LibriVox recording of Paul and Virginia, by Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint Pierre. Read by Ellis Christoff. Paul and Virginia was first published in 1787. The novel's title characters are very good friends since birth who fall in love, but sadly die when the ship Le Saint-Geran is wrecked. The story is set in the island of Mauritius under French rule, then named Île de France, which the author had visited...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; Fiction; Literature; Romance; Tragedy
|Paul the Dauntless - Basil Joseph Mathews|
LibriVox recording of Paul the Dauntless, by Basil Joseph Mathews. Read by David Leeson. “We shall in this book try to go in the footsteps of Paul. It will not be all easy traveling for any of us, to journey with this daring explorer of the Unseen; there is some steep hill-climbing, some scrambling over boulders, long flat tramps over the plain, and dangerous sea-journeys for anyone who will attempt really to follow the life of this man whose eager brain was ever ‘Voyaging on strange seas of...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; religion; Paul; Saint Paul; Apostle
|Paula the Waldensian - Eva Lecomte|
LibriVox recording of Paula the Waldensian, by Eva Lecomte. Into the home of an interesting but self-centered family in old France comes Paula, a young orphaned cousin, from the little village of Villar, in the Waldensian Valley. Though living very simply, tending cows, goats, sheep and rabbits, Paula has been brought up to know and love the Lord Jesus and read the Scriptures. Her Lord and His Word are the center of her life, and she can no more keep this good news all to herself than she can st...
Keywords: Librivox; Audiobooks; Children
|Pauline's Passion and Punishment - Louisa May Alcott|
LibriVox recording of Pauline's Passion and Punishment, by Louisa May Alcott. Read by Elizabeth Klett Before she wrote Little Women and Little Men, Louisa, writing under the pseudonym A.M. Barnard, had this `blood and thunder' thriller (as she called them) published in 1863 by a weekly pulp magazine. This was during the period when Louisa worked a nurse during the American Civil war. The rigid and unfair roles of men and women of this period, their expectations and desires, plays a large part in...
Keywords: alcott; romance; petulance; punishment; marriage; librivox; audiobook; fiction
|Pauls Ontwaken - Frederik van Eeden|
LibriVox opname van Pauls Ontwaken, van Frederik van Eeden (1860-1932). Gelezen door Anna Simon. In dit aangrijpende korte werk beschrijft de schrijver en psychiater Frederik van Eeden het leven en met name de dood van Paul, de jongste zoon uit zijn eerste huwelijk. Paul stierf op 24-jarige leeftijd aan tuberculose. Frederik van Eeden schreef dit werk in de 3 maanden na Pauls overlijden in 1913. (Samenvatting geschreven door Anna Simon) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line te...
Keywords: Librivox; audioboek; Dutch; Nederlands; non-fictie; overlijden; dood; tuberculose; filosofie; Walden
|PD Goth - Various|
LibriVox recording of PD Goth, by Various. Read by Various. A collection of spooky stories culled from etexts found on Project Gutenberg, which I compiled into this chapbook (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; gothic; horror
|Peace On Earth, Good-Will To Dogs - Eleanor Hallowell Abbott|
Librivox recording of Peace On Earth, Good-Will To Dogs by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott Read by Allyson Hester. If you don't like Christmas stories, don't read this one! And if you don't like dogs I don't know just what to advise you to do! For I warn you perfectly frankly that I am distinctly pro-dog and distinctly pro-Christmas, and would like to bring to this little story whatever whiff of fir-balsam I can cajole from the make-believe forest in my typewriter, and every glitter of tinsel, smudge o...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Christmas; dogs; children
Downloads: 29,695 (1 review)
|Pearl - The Gawain Poet|
LibriVox recording of Pearl, by The Gawain Poet. Read by Jordan. Written in the 14th century by the Gawain poet, 'Pearl' is an elegiac poem reflecting on the death of a young daughter, pictured as a pearl lost in a garden. It is considered a masterpiece of Middle English verse, incorporating both the older tradition of alliterative poetry as well as rhyme, centered around the development of an intricately structured image...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; pearl; gawain; sir gawain and the green knight; cleanness; patience; British museum; medieval; chaucer; elegy
|Pearl Maiden - Henry Rider Haggard|
LibriVox recording of Pearl Maiden, by Henry Rider Haggard. This is the story of Miriam, an orphan Christian woman living in Rome in the first century. She falls in love with a Roman officer, but knows that her Jewish childhood playmate loves her too- and will do anything in order to get her love in return. (Summary by Stav Nisser) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog pa...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; victorian; adventure novel; pearl maiden; Henry Rider Haggard
|Peasant Tales of Russia - Vasily Nemirovich-Danchenko|
LibriVox recording of Peasant Tales of Russia, by Vasily Nemirovich-Danchenko; translated by Claud Field. Read by Kevin W. Davidson. Collection of Russian peasant tales: "The Deserted Mine" - The key to saving the trapped miners is held by a man who hasn't spoken a word in 10 years. "Mahmoud's Family" - Escaping prisoners of war should be shot, but Mahmoud has a family. "A Misunderstanding" - A young woman seeks escape from her past, in a convent...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; short stories; Russian folklore
|Pee-Wee Harris - Percy Keese Fitzhugh|
LibriVox recording of Pee-Wee Harris, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh. Read by Tom Weiss. Percy Keese Fitzhugh (September 7, 1876 - July 5, 1950) was an American author of nearly 100 books for children and young adults. The bulk of his work revolves around the fictional town of Bridgeboro, New Jersey and has a scouting theme. One of his major characters was Pee-Wee Harris. The title, Pee-Wee Harris, was the first in a series of 13 Pee-Wee Harris books...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Boy Scouts; fiction; children; young adults; friendship
Downloads: 3,266 (1 review)
|Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Egypt - James Baikie|
Written primarily for children, James Baikie's 'peep' at ancient Egypt is a really well done, historical account of the ways of that fascinating land so many years ago. It has stood well the test of time, being both well researched and well written. It's a fun book for everyone, and families especially will enjoy listening together. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit LibriVox.org For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover o...
Keywords: librivox; peeps; baikie; egypt; ancient egypt; history; children history; travel; pharaoh; pyramids; nile; ancient history
|Peer Gynt - Henrik Ibsen|
LibriVox recording of Peer Gynt, by Henrik Ibsen. Peer is a dreamer, liar, excellent storyteller and an irresponsible person who avoids all problems. He uses and discards women and looks towards the grandiose, the unattainable. Despite of this, one can't help but like and feel sorry for Peer, as it is easy to recognize something of yourself in him. Peer Gynt is the most well known Norwegian play throughout history and is based loosely on the folklore about Per Gynt...
Keywords: literature; librivox; audiobook; Norway; epic poem; dramatic work; dramatic poem
|Peggy Raymond's School Days (or Old Girls And New) - Harriet Lummis Smith|
LibriVox recording of Peggy Raymond's School Days (or Old Girls and New), by Harriet Lummis Smith. Read by Daryl Wor. Published in 1916, this third installment with The Friendly Terrace girls places them in The Girl’s High School, with an array of new characters, and a few peripherally known from the first book. A heavier edge of drama comes through via a new student with a superiority complex, another student whose diligent scholastic achievements mar her socially, and an odd tradition of aff...
Keywords: LibriVox; audionbooks; fiction; girls; school; schoolgirls; light-hearted; series
|Peggy Raymond's Vacation (or Friendly Terrace Transplanted) - Harriet Lummis Smith|
LibriVox recording of Peggy Raymond's Vacation (or Friendly Terrace Transplanted), by Harriet Lummis Smith. Read by Daryl Wor . Sequel to The Girls of Friendly Terrace (or Peggy Raymond's Success). As the summer opens the girls fan themselves on the porch, wishing for a get away. As it happens, opportunity knocks, leading them into a country vacation along with a few more members to the party. (Summary by Daryl Wor) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; children; fiction; teen-young-adult; girls; sweet; country; vacation; summer
|Peggy Raymond's Way (or Blossom Time At Friendly Terrace) - Harriet Lummis Smith|
LibriVox recording of Peggy Raymond's Way (or Blossom Time At Friendly Terrace), by Harriet Lummis Smith. Read by Daryl Wor. In this fifth and (as far as is known) final volume of Peggy Raymond and her Friendly Terrace entourage, we find the Girls winding down from the Great War, and pursuing more domestic and mischievous pursuits. Finishing up college and preparing for Peggy and Grahame's wedding, Ruth, Amy and Priscilla look toward their own opportunities of future relationships and potential ...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; fiction; humor; teen-young-adult; marriage; friendship; coming-of-age; post-war; series
|Peggy's Trial - Mary Knight Potter|
LibriVox recording of Peggy's Trial, by Mary Knight Potter. Read by Lee Ann Howlett. Ten-year old Peggy Clayton and her two younger brothers, Teddy and Harry, live with their father, Dr. Clayton, and Nurse, a woman who has taken care of them since the death of their mother when Peggy was five. Peggy is a sweet and kind little girl with a big imagination and a great sense of fun. Peggy's Trial follows her adventures with her friends at school, the mischief she and her brothers cause poor old Nurs...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; children; fantasy; fiction
|Pelle the Conqueror, Volume 1 - Martin Andersen Nexø|
LibriVox recording of PELLE THE CONQUERER, VOLUME I, by Martin Andersen Nexø. Read by Greg W. When the first part of "Pelle Erobreren" (Pelle the Conqueror) appeared in 1906, its author, Martin Andersen Nexo, was practically unknown even in his native country, save to a few literary people who knew that he had written some volumes of stories and a book full of sunshiny reminiscences from Spain. And even now, after his great success with "Pelle," very little is known about the writer...
|Pellucidar - Edgar Rice Burroughs|
LibriVox recording of Pellucidar, by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read by Ralph Snelson. Pellucidar is a fictional "Hollow Earth" milieu invented by Edgar Rice Burroughs for a series of action adventure stories. The stories initially involve the adventures of mining heir David Innes and his inventor friend Abner Perry after they use an "iron mole" to burrow 500 miles into the earth's crust. This is the second book in the series...
Keywords: librivox; adventure; action; science-fiction; burroughs; hollow earth literature
|Penelope's English Experiences - Kate Douglas Wiggin|
LibriVox recording of Penelope's English Experiences, by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Read by Maria Therese. Penelope's English Experiences is a fictional travelogue, which documents the experiences of three American ladies on a visit to England. Included are scenes in London and the village of Belvern, containing fanciful sketches of a West-end ball, portraits of domestic originals, etc., characterized by humorous trifling and droll exaggeration of English traits...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; England; travel; romance
|Penguin Island - Anatole France|
LibriVox recording of Penguin Island, by Anatole France. Read by Michael Sirois. This novel (original French title -- L'Île des Pingouins) is a satire on human nature. The first publication was in 1908. These penguins are mistaken for humans by the 97-year-old priest, Father Mael, because of his bad eyesight. He baptizes them, and once baptized, they have no choice but to become human. They take on human traits (build civilizations, go to war, etc.)...
Keywords: LibriVox; literature; audiobook; satire
|Penrod - Booth Tarkington|
LibriVox recording of Penrod by Booth Tarkington. Read by Jonathan Burchard Join Penrod Schofield and his wistful dog Duke, in a hilarious romp through turn of the century Indianapolis, chronicling his life, loves, and mostly the trouble he gets into. (Summary by Jonathan) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: fiction; children; humor; penrod; tarkington; audio book; librivox
|Penrod and Sam - Booth Tarkington|
LibriVox recording of Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington. Read by Jonathan Burchard. Follow more of the hilarious life of the boy Penrod Schofield, his friends Sam Williams, Herman, Verman, Georgie, Maurice, and the love of his life, Marjorie Jones. (Summary by Jonathan) For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: penrod; tarkington; fiction; humor; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 5,915 (1 review)
|Pensees - Blaise Pascal, translated by W. F. Trotter.|
LibriVox recording of Pensees by Blaise Pascal, translated by W. F. Trotter, read by dexter, proofed by HeartofTexas, and produced by Karen Merline. Pascal's Pensées is widely considered to be a masterpiece, and a landmark in French prose. When commenting on one particular section (Thought #72), Sainte-Beuve praised it as the finest pages in the French language. Will Durant, in his 11-volume, comprehensive The Story of Civilization series, hailed it as "the most eloquent book in French prose." ...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; religion; spirituality
|People Like That - Kate Langley Bosher|
LibriVox recording of People Like That, by Kate Langley Bosher. Read by Neeru Iyer. A single woman from a family that is well-off, buys a house at a place that is looked down upon and disapproved by her family and friends alike. Her reason - she wants to live the life of and know people like that. (This book's got one of the cutest romantic endings I've ever read). What is surprising is this book is in the PD - there are quite a few modern expressions and comparatively less quaint, out-of-fashio...
Keywords: LibiVox; Audiobook; Romance